Combining reliable performance with an efficient and compact design, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4551i provides busy offices with a multifunction printer built to improve workflow. As part of the imageRUNNER ADVANCE line from Canon, this black and white printer performs seamlessly within fleet environments and offers an intuitive user experience. This all-in-one business solution is an outstanding choice for small to medium businesses, and departments within larger organizations. Cost-conscious environments, such as schools, government entities and hospitals, can also benefit from the many features of the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4551i.
The imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4551i offers printing speeds of up to 51 ppm in black and white and the ability to scan up to 160 ipm (300 dpi) in black and white or color through a single-pass duplexing document feeder. Several optional finishing features are available, including staple-free stapling, traditional stapling and hole-punching. This cost-efficient printer / copier / scanner is built upon the intelligent imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform and is designed to meet a range of business needs with an easy-to-operate and customizable user interface.
Productivity starts with the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4551i and its intuitive user interface. With its color touchscreen display and smartphone-like usability, this model makes it easy to carry out a wide variety of office tasks. Complete with the built-in My ADVANCE feature, each user’s experience can be tailored to their specific workflow needs and synchronized across multiple compatible devices.
Designed for productive workflow, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4551i supports printing on various media weights and on paper sizes up to 11” x 17”. This model has several finishing options available, and has the ability to scan and convert documents to searchable PDF, Microsoft® Word or PowerPoint® files through a single-pass duplexing document feeder. Plus, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4551i offers scalable support for mobile devices and flexible work styles to allow workers to capture or print documents and even access certain cloud applications. *
* Subscription to a third-party cloud service required. Subject to third-party cloud service providers’ terms and conditions.
The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4551i all-in-one B&W printer supports output management solutions, such as optional uniFLOW, that can give small-to-medium workplace environments the ability to apply print policies, monitor output with detailed reporting and restrict usage by user, helping to reduce unnecessary printing and allowing businesses to monitor and control print-related costs.
This multifunction printer can help maximize uptime and limit time spent troubleshooting technical issues. When paired with remote and centralized fleet management systems, monitoring multiple devices is simple. Designed to meet the needs of customers under tight budget constraints, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4551i is ideal for multi-user workplace environments that require reliable performance in a compact, and efficient design.
The imageRUNNER ADVANCE printers from Canon can help limit access to sensitive information with a myriad of standard and optional document security features. The imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4551i comes standard with Universal Login Manager (ULM) to help control access and monitor activity with user authentication. This model’s HDD Encryption function – updated to obtain FIPS 140-2 validation – allows the device to automatically encrypt data stored on the main unit’s HDD to help limit unauthorized access to internal data. Information can remain private and secure with controlled access using IPsec, port filtering capabilities and SSL technology when needed.
Device and Fleet Management
Canon’s device management tools provide a centralized point of control across multiple units, with the ability to check status and consumables, turn off devices remotely, capture meter readings and manage address books and drivers. These models were designed for easy installation, and support the ability to synchronize user settings across multiple compatible units. With standard Genuine Adobe PostScript and PCL, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4551i can seamlessly integrate with enterprise applications and legacy systems.
Quality and Reliability
The imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4551i device can help keep workplaces moving. With high-yield consumables to help reduce frequent replacements, customers can maximize device uptime. Canon’s high-quality output can meet the needs of busy departments with outstanding imaging technology, producing rich black and white images with every print at up to 1200-dpi print resolution. The imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4551i multifunction printer is designed to save space, with its compact design that includes internal finishing options. Users can work efficiently with an intuitive user experience, which includes status notifications for supplies, built-in maintenance videos, and the ability to replace toner on the fly.
Designed to achieve low energy consumption, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4551i includes efficient fixing technologies and toner that requires little heat for fusing. This model can assist in minimizing waste with Secure Print and Forced Hold, features that allow users to hold print jobs, preview them and change print settings at the device. Canon’s imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4551i all-in-one printer is made with environmental concerns in mind, packed with sustainable features, ENERGY STAR® certified and rated EPEAT® Gold.*
* For current EPEAT rating (Gold/Silver/Bronze), please visit www.epeat.net.
imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4551i
|TYPE||Monochrome Laser Multifunctional|
|CORE FUNCTIONS||Standard: Print, Copy, Scan, Send, Store
|PROCESSOR||Canon Dual Custom Processor (Shared)|
|CONTROL PANEL||10.1" TFT LCD WSVGA Color Touch-panel|
|MEMORY||3.0 GB RAM|
|HARD DISK DRIVE||Standard: 250 GB
Maximum: 1 TB
|MIRRORING HARD DISK DRIVE||Optional (250 GB, 1 TB)
|PRINT RESOLUTION||1200 dpi x 1200 dpi|
Standard: 1000Base-T/100Base-TX/10Base-T, Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n)
Optional: NFC, Bluetooth
Standard: USB 2.0 x2 (Host), USB 3.0 x1 (Host), USB 2.0 x1 (Device)
Optional: Serial Interface, Copy Control Interface
|PAPER CAPACITY (LTR, 20LB BOND)||Standard: 1,180 Sheets Maximum: 6,330 Sheets|
|PAPER SOURCES (LTR, 20LB BOND)||Standard: Two 550-sheet Paper Cassettes, 80-sheet Stack Bypass
Optional: Two 550-sheet Paper Cassettes (Cassette Feeding Unit-AN1), 2,450-sheet Paper Deck (High Capacity Cassette Feeding Unit-B1), 2,700-sheet Paper Deck (Paper Deck Unit-F1)
|PAPER OUTPUT CAPACITY (LTR, 20LB BOND)||Standard: 250 Sheets
Maximum: 3,350 Sheets (with External Finishers)
|FINISHING CAPABILITIES||Standard: Collate, Group
With Inner Finisher: Collate, Group, Offset, Staple, Hole Punch,1 Staple-Free Staple, Staple On Demand
With External Finisher: Collate, Group, Offset, Staple, Booklet,2 Staple-Free Staple, Staple On Demand, Hole Punch3
|SUPPORTED MEDIA TYPES||Paper Cassettes: Thin, Plain, Recycled, Color, Heavy, Pre-punched
Stack Bypass: Thin, Plain, Recycled, Color, Heavy, Pre-punched, Bond, Transparency, Label, Envelope
|SUPPORTED MEDIA SIZES||Paper Cassette (1): Legal, Letter, Letter-R, Executive, Statement-R, Custom Size (5-1/2" x 7-1/8" to 11-3/4" x 15-3/8")
Paper Cassette (2): 11" x 17", Legal, Letter, Letter-R, Executive, Statement-R, Custom Size (5-1/2" x 7-1/8" to 11-3/4" x 15-3/8") Stack Bypass: 11" x 17", Legal, Letter, Letter-R, Executive, Statement-R, Envelope [No.10 (COM10), Monarch, DL, ISO-C5], Custom Size (3-7/8" x 5-7/8" to 11-3/4" x 17")
|SUPPORTED MEDIA WEIGHTS||Paper Drawers: Paper Cassettes: 16 lb. Bond to 34 lb. Bond (60 to 128 g/m2)
Stack Bypass: 14 lb. Bond to 80 lb. Cover (52 to 220 g/m2)
Duplexing: 16 lb. Bond to 28 lb. Cover (60 to 105 g/m2)
|WARM-UP TIME||From Power On: 24 Seconds or Less
From Deep Sleep Mode: 10 Seconds or Less
Quick Startup Mode: 4 Seconds4
|DIMENSIONS (W X D X H)||23-1/8" x 29-1/8" x 47" (587 mm x 740 mm x 1,193 mm)5|
|INSTALLATION SPACE (WXD)||Basic [With ADF (Stack Bypass and Cassette Drawers Open)]: 35" x 46-1/2" (889 mm x 1,182 mm)
Fully Configured [With ADF+Paper Deck Unit-F1+ Booklet Finisher-Y1 (Cassette Drawers Open)]: 71-3/8" x 50-3/8" (1,811 mm x 1,280 mm)
|WEIGHT||Approx. 240.7 lb. (109.2 kg)6|
|PRINT SPEED||Up to 51 ppm (Letter); Up to 37 ppm (Letter-R); Up to 25 ppm (Legal); Up to 25 ppm (11" x 17")|
|STANDARD PAGE DESCRIPTION LANGUAGES||UFR II, PCL®6, Adobe® PS® 3|
|DIRECT PRINT||Available from USB, Advanced Box, Remote UI, and Web Access (Opt.)7|
|SUPPORTED FILE TYPES FOR DIRECT PRINT||PDF, TIFF, JPEG, EPS, XPS|
|PRINTING FROM MOBILE AND CLOUD||A range of software and MEAP-based solutions are available to provide printing from mobile devices or Internet-connected devices and cloud-based services depending on your requirements.|
|FONTS||PCL fonts: 93 Roman, 10 Bitmap fonts, 2 OCR fonts, Andalé Mono WT J/K/S/T (Japanese, Korean, Simplified and Traditional Chinese),8 Barcode Fonts9
PS fonts: 136 Roman
|OPERATING SYSTEM10||UFRII: Windows Vista®/Server 2008/Windows® 7/Server 2008 R2/Windows 8/Server 2012/Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2/Windows 10, MAC OS X (10.6.8 or later)
PCL: Windows Vista/Server 2008/Windows 7/Server 2008 R2/Windows 8/Server 2012/Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2/Windows 10
PS: Windows Vista/Server 2008/Windows 7/Server 2008 R2/Windows 8/Server 2012/Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2/Windows 10, MAC OS X (10.6.8 or later)
PPD: MAC OS 9.1 or later, MAC OS X (10.3.9 or later), Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 8.1/Windows 10
|PRINT FEATURES||Suspend Job Timeout, Subset Finishing (PS only), Profile Settings, Secured Print, Forced Hold Printing, Watermark, Page Border, Header/Footer, Page Layout, Two-sided Printing, Collating, Booklet Printing, Grouping, Mixed Paper Sizes/Orientations, Offsetting, Printing on Transparencies, Front/Back Covers, Toner Reduction, Poster Printing|
|COPY SPEED||Up to 51 ppm (Letter); Up to 37 ppm (Letter-R); Up to 25 ppm (Legal); Up to 25 ppm (11" x 17")|
|FIRST-COPY-OUT-TIME||As fast as 3.7 seconds|
|COPY RESOLUTION||Reading: Up to 600 dpi x 600 dpi
Printing: 1200 dpi x 1200 dpi
|MULTIPLE COPIES||Up to 999 copies|
|COPY EXPOSURE||Automatic or Manual (9 Levels)|
|MAGNIFICATION||25%-400% (1% Increments)|
|PRESET REDUCTIONS||25%, 50%, 64%, 73%, 78%|
|PRESET ENLARGEMENTS||121%, 129%, 200%, 400%|
|BASIC COPY FEATURES||Preset Reduction/Enlargement Ratios by Area, Paper Setting, Previous Settings, Favorite Settings, Finishing, Two-Sided, Density Adjustment, Original Type Selection, Interrupt Mode, Setting Confirmation/Cancel|
|SPECIAL COPY FEATURES||Book to Two Pages, Two-sided Original, Finishing, Booklet, Job Build, N on 1, Add Cover, Insert Sheets, Different Size Originals, Density Adjustment, Original Type Selection, Transparency Cover Sheets, Page Numbering, Copy Set Numbering, Sharpness, Erase Frame, Secure Watermark, Print Date, Shift, Gutter, Print & Check, Negative/Positive, Repeat Images, Merge Job Blocks, Job Done Notice, Mirror Image, Store in Mail Box, Superimpose Image, Copy ID Card, Detect Feeder Multi Sheet Feed, Free Size Original|
|TYPE||Standard Single Pass Duplexing Automatic Document Feeder|
|DOCUMENT FEEDER PAPER CAPACITY||Single Pass DADF-A1: 150 Sheets (20 lb. Bond) DADF-AV1: 100 Sheets (20 lb. Bond)|
|DOCUMENT FEEDER SUPPORTED MEDIA SIZES||11" x 17", Legal, Letter, Letter-R, Statement, Statement-R|
|DOCUMENT FEEDER SUPPORTED MEDIA WEIGHT||Single Pass DADF-A1
BW Original: 13 lb. Bond to 58 lb. Cover (50 to 157 g/m2)
CL Original: 17 lb. Bond to 58 lb. Cover (64 to 157 g/m2)
BW Original: 13 lb. Bond to 34 lb. Bond (50 to 128 g/m2)
CL Original: 17 lb. Bond to 34 lb. Bond (64 to 128 g/m2)
|PLATEN ACCEPTABLE ORIGINALS||Sheet, Book, 3-Dimensional Objects [Up to 4.4 lb. (2 kg)]|
|PULL SCAN||Color Network ScanGear2 for both Twain and WIA
Supported OS: Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10 Windows Server 2008/Server 2008 R2/Server 2012/Server 2012 R2
|SCAN RESOLUTION||600 x 600 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 200 x 400 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 200 x 100 dpi, 150 x 150 dpi, 100 x 100dpi|
|SCAN TO MOBILE DEVICES AND CLOUD-BASED SERVICES||A range of solutions is available to provide scanning to mobile devices and cloud-based services depending on your requirements.|
|SCAN SPEED (LETTER)||Single Pass DADF-A1
Single-sided Scanning (BW): 80 ipm (300 dpi)/80 ipm (600 dpi)
Single-sided Scanning (Color): 80 ipm (300 dpi)/60 ipm (600 dpi)
Double-sided Scanning (BW): 160 ipm (300 dpi)/150 ipm (600 dpi)
Double-sided Scanning (Color): 160 ipm (300 dpi)/80 ipm (600 dpi)
Single-sided Scanning (BW): 70 ipm (300 dpi)/51 ipm (600 dpi)
Single-sided Scanning (Color): 70 ipm (300 dpi)/51 ipm (600 dpi)
Double-sided Scanning (BW): 35 ipm (300 dpi)/25.5 ipm (600 dpi)
Double-sided Scanning (Color): 35 ipm (300 dpi)/25.5 ipm (600 dpi)
|DESTINATION||E-mail/Internet Fax (SMTP), SMB, FTP, WebDAV, Mail Box, Super G3 Fax (Optional), IP Fax (Optional)|
|COLOR MODE||Automatic-Color Select (Full Color/Grayscale), Automatic-Color Select (Full Color/Black-and-White), Full color, Grayscale, and Black-and-White|
|ADDRESS BOOK||Automatic-Color Select (Full Color/Grayscale), Automatic-Color Select (Full Color/Black-and-White), Full color, Grayscale, and Black-and-White|
|SEND RESOLUTION||600 x 600 dpi, 400 x 400 dpi, 300 x 300 dpi, 200 x 400 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 200 x 100 dpi, 150 x 150 dpi, 100 x 100dpi|
|COMMUICATION PROTOCOL||File: FTP, SMB v3.0, WebDAV
E-mail/I-Fax: SMTP, POP3, I-Fax (Simple, Full)
|FILE FORMAT||Standard: TIFF, JPEG, PDF(Compact, Searchable, Apply policy, Optimize for Web, PDF A/1-b), XPS (Compact, Searchable), Office Open XML (PowerPoint®, Word)
Optional: PDF (Trace & Smooth, Encrypted), PDF/XPS (Digital Signature)
|UNIVERSAL SEND FEATURES||Original Type Selection,Two-sided Original, Book to Two Pages, Different-size Originals, Density Adjustment, Sharpness, Copy Ratio, Erase Frame, Job Build, Delayed Send, Preview, Finished Stamp, Job Done Notice, File Name, Subject/Message, Reply-to, E-mail Priority, TX Report, Original Content Orientation, Skip Blank Originals, Detect Feeder Multi Sheet Feed|
|MAXIMUM NUMBER OF LINES||4|
|MODEM SPEED||Super G3: 33.6 Kbps
G3: 14.4 Kbps
|COMPRESSION METHOD||MH, MR, MMR, JBIG|
|RESOLUTION||400 x 400 dpi, 200 x 400 dpi, 200 x 200 dpi, 200 x 100 dpi|
|SENDING / RECORDING SIZE||Statement-R to 11" x 17"|
|FAX MEMORY||Up to 30,000 pages|
|SPEED DIALS||Max. 200|
|GROUP DIALS / DESTINATIONS||Max. 199 dials|
|SEQUENTIAL BROADCAST||Max. 256 addresses|
|FAX FEATURES||Original Type Selection, Two-sided Original, Book to Two Pages, Different-size Originals, Density for Scanning, Sharpness, Copy Ratio, Erase Frame, Job Build, Specifying the Sender's Name (when sending fax), Sender's Name (TTI), Select Line, Selecting the Telephone Line (when sending fax), Direct Send, Delayed Send, Preview, Finished Stamp, Job Done Notice, TX Report, Detect Feeder Multi Sheet Feed|
|MAIL BOX (NUMBER SUPPORTED)||100 User In-boxes, 1 Memory RX In-box, 50 Confidential Fax In-boxes, 30,000 Maximum Pages Stored|
|ADVANCED BOX||Communication Protocol: SMB or WebDAV Supported Client PC: Windows (Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10)
Concurrent Connections (Max.)
WebDAV: 3 (Active Sessions)
|ADVANCED BOX AVAILABLE DISC SPACE||Approx. 16 GB (Standard HDD)
Approx. 480 GB (1 TB HDD)
|ADVANCED BOX FEATURES||Disabling Advanced Box, Storage Filtering, Authentication for Advanced Box Log-in, Search Function, Sort Function, Printing a PDF File with a Password, imageWARE Secure Audit Manager Support|
|MEMORY MEDIA||Standard: USB|
|AUTHENTICATION||Standard: Universal Login Manager, User Authentication, Department ID Authentication, Access Management System, Device and Function Level Log-in
|DATA||Standard: Trusted Platform Module (TPM), Hard Disk Password Lock, Hard Disk Drive Erase, Mail Box Password Protection, Hard Disk Drive Encryption(FIPS140-2 Validated)
Optional: Hard Disk Drive Mirroring, Hard Disk Drive removal, IEEE 2600.2 Common Criteria Certification, Data Loss Prevention (Requires uniFLOW)
|NETWORK||Standard: IP/Mac Address Filtering, IPsec, TLS Encrypted Communication, SNMP V3.0, IEEE 802.1X, IPv6, SMTP Authentication, POP Authentication before SMTP|
|DOCUMENT||Standard: Secure Print, Forced Hold Printing, Adobe LiveCycle® Rights Management ES2.5 Integration
Optional: Encrypted PDF, Encrypted Secure Print, User and Device signatures, Secure Watermarks, Document Scan Locking
|OPERATING ENVIRONMENT||Temperature: 50 to 86ºF
Humidity: 20 to 80% RH (no condensation)
|POWER REQUIREMENTS||120-127 V AC, 60 Hz, 10.4A|
|PLUG (MAIN UNIT)||NEMA 5-15P|
|POWER CONSUMPTION||Maximum Approx. 1.5 kWh
Standby: Approx. 38 W
Sleep Mode: Approx. 0.9 W11
Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC) Rating: 2.5 kWh
|STANDARDS||ENERGY STAR® Certified
Rated EPEAT® Gold12
|TONER YIELD (ESTIMATED @ 6% COVERAGE)||Black: 42, 100 Copies|
|1 Requires the optional Inner 2/3 Hole Puncher-C1.
2 Booklet Finisher-Y1 only.
3 Requires the optional 2/3 Hole Puncher Unit-A1.
4 Time from device power-on to when copy jobs can be programmed.
5 Includes Main Unit, Single Pass DADF-A1, and Cassette Feeding Unit-AN1.
6 Includes Main Unit, Single Pass DADF-A1, Cassette Feeding Unit-AN1, and consumables.
7 PDF print from Web sites is supported.
8 Requires the optional PCL International Font Set-A1.
9 Requires the optional Barcode Printer Kit-D1.
10 Other operating systems and environments including AS/400, UNIX, Linux and Citrix may be supported. Some of these solutions are chargeable. SAP Device Types are available via the SAP Market Place. For more information, contact your sales representative.
11 0.9 W Sleep mode is not available in all circumstances due to certain settings.
12 For current EPEAT rating (Gold/Silver/Bronze), please visit www.epeat.net.
† Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary.